Community & Public Health Nutrition

 

The purpose of the network is to provide Dietitians, Public Health Nutritionists, and students working in Community and/or Public Health Nutrition or with a general interest in Community and/or Public Health Nutrition Practice with tools, supports and opportunities.  Specific objectives are:

  1. To promote and facilitate communication and sharing information among members of the network group, with other dietitians and with other organizations.
  2. To share the latest information about best practices and resources for community and public health nutrition
  3. To facilitate the ability of Dietitians of Canada (DC) members to promote community and public health nutrition best practices and participate in continuing education opportunities
  4. To promote community nutrition and public health nutrition as a career choice among dietetic students and to provide opportunities for continued career growth and experience sharing among members
  5. To be an identified resource group for government and policy makers to consult on issues related to community nutrition and public health nutrition practice
  6. To raise awareness and advocate on behalf of community nutrition and public health nutrition issues and practice challenges.

Membership includes:

  • Opportunity to network and connect with other dietitians and students working/interested in community and public health nutrition
  • Access to current resources on various community and public health nutrition topics
  • Access to book reviews and opportunity to participate in quarterly book reviews
  • Access to blog containing posts written on various public health related topics (blog has replaced previous newsletter)
  • Access to online networking platform specific to CPHN Network (coast-to-coast)
  • Ongoing volunteer opportunities for students and dietitians
  • Dietitians of Canada Conference Sponsorship opportunities for student members

 
Contact:
For more information, please contact our Network Co-Chairs, Nazima Qureshi and Jessica Rutherford at cphn@dietitians-network.ca.

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